Editor’s Note: The West Texas Tribune welcomes Brother Ellsworth Johnson-Bey . Brother Bey is Founder and President of Fraternal Order of Ex-Offenders , Inc. Brother Bey has a wealth of knowledge that is of value to ex-offenders, their families and the general communities regarding strategies to deter, decrease and prevent intergenerational dynamics of adult criminality…

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Balancing the role of caregiver, spouse, parent, and professional can be quite challenging. Most caregivers understand they are stressed but don’t know what to do about it. To help individuals cope with the role of caregiving, the Alzheimer’s Association-North Central Texas is pleased to present a special education event, Prescription for Healthy Caregiving, featuring speaker…

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Video isn’t just for videographers anymore. Every day people worldwide are creating and uploading amazing videos to Web sites like YouTube.com, sharing family vacations, weddings, birthdays and other celebrations. Others are creating videos to share their talents, in hopes of becoming the next Internet superstar. And these videos increasingly are getting more sophisticated, complete with…

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Whether out of necessity or to follow their dreams, many people are changing careers after establishing themselves in a different field. Over eight million Americans between 44 and 77 are embarking on new careers. And new research from the non-profit Civic Ventures estimates that by 2018 there will be 3.5 million more jobs in healthcare…

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When faced with an abundance of local fruits and vegetables at the peak of their seasonal freshness, there’s only one thing to do: preserve them! Preserving allows you to keep eating your family’s favorite fruits and flavors long after the season has passed. But preserves aren’t just for your morning toast. You can use preserved…

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It’s a good time to have four furry legs. Pet ownership has surged over the past twenty years, and dogs in particular are enjoying major popularity. But whether you already own a pooch or are searching for one that’s right for you, it’s interesting to note which are the most popular dogs in America. For…

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There’s nothing like ice cream or popsicles on a hot summer day. Americans love sweets so much that they are less than resolute when it comes to passing them up, despite the potential toll on their summer swimsuit look. One in five Americans call themselves “failures” when it comes to sweet temptations, according to a…

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As the mercury rises, so do your home cooling bills. A typical American household spends almost 20 percent of its utility bill on cooling costs, according to Energy Star. When the air cooling your home escapes due to leaks, gaps and poor insulation, air conditioners must work harder to compensate. Fortunately, there are ways to…

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